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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 slug·gish /ˈslʌgɪʃ/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 slug·gish /ˈsləgɪʃ/ 形容詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Slug·gish a.
 1. Habitually idle and lazy; slothful; dull; inactive; as, a sluggish man.
 2. Slow; having little motion; as, a sluggish stream.
 3. Having no power to move one's self or itself; inert.
    Matter, being impotent, sluggish, and inactive, hath no power to stir or move itself.   --Woodward.
    And the sluggish land slumbers in utter neglect.   --Longfellow.
 4. Characteristic of a sluggard; dull; stupid; tame; simple. [R.] “So sluggish a conceit.”
 Syn: -- Inert; idle; lazy; slothful; indolent; dronish; slow; dull; drowsy; inactive. See Inert.
 -- Slug*gish*ly, adv. -- Slug*gish*ness, n.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: with little movement; very slow; "a sluggish stream"
      2: (of business) not active or brisk; "business is dull (or
         slow)"; "a sluggish market" [syn: dull, slow]
      3: slow and apathetic; "she was fat and inert"; "a sluggish
         worker"; "a mind grown torpid in old age" [syn: inert, torpid]